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Joaquín Torres-García


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May 18, 09:51 PM GMT


60,000 - 80,000 USD

Lot Details


Legendary Masters: The Brillembourg Capriles Collection

Joaquín Torres-García

1874 - 1949


signed with the initials AAÇ (left); signed with the initials JTG and dated 39 (on the reverse) 

oil on incised wood 

8 by 14¼ in.

20.3 by 36.2 cm.

Executed in 1939. 

This work is included in the Joaquín Torres García Online Catalogue Raisonné ( as no. 1939.65. 

Horacio Torres, Montevideo (acquired from the estate of the artist circa 1950) 
Royal S. Marks, New York (acquired from the above in 1983) 
Sotheby's New York, 23 November 1992, lot 5 
CDS Gallery, New York (acquired from the above) 
Acquired from the above in 1992 by the present owner 
Houston, The Menil Collection; San Diego, San Diego Museum of Art, Joaquín Torres-García: Constructing Abstraction with Wood, no. 91, p. 172, illustrated in color 
Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, Intersecting Modernities: Latin American Art from the Brillembourg Capriles Collection, 2013, pl. 15, p. 76, illustrated in color